Use this tag when ArcGIS 9.3 is the version you are using from the ArcGIS platform.

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Join/Relate in ArcGIS 9.3.1 ArcEditor through a python script - is it possible?

I'm working on a ArcGIS 9.3.1 ArcEditor and I want to write a python script that will do a Join or Relate. Problem is, that join table\join field are restricted to ARCINFO (higher license), and relate ...
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Change Measure Tool units through ArcObjects

I'm activating the measure tool through code by using the ControlsMapMeasureToolClass. I want programmmatically to change the default length units of tool. How do do that?
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Choosing Shapefile attribute data type to use?

I am trying to figure out when to use (in the Data Type of SHAPEFILE PROPERTIES) - TEXT - SHORT-INTEG - LONG-INTEG - FLOAT AND DOUBLE. I am using ArcView 9.3 and I know when it is all text or use ...
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Forcing decimal numbers to use comma in ArcGIS Field Calculator?

Can I add the comma "," to force the decimals to remove from the attribute and replace with the number? For example, I have an Acres field column that says 506320.0750 and I want to replace the ...
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VBA functions use in ArcGIS Field Calculator

Would this be ok to use them for the field calculator in ArcGIS 9.3 ? See here MS Excel VBA Functions Or should I fix them in MS Excel and save as a file and then use the join with the shapefile or ...
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Need to clip raster based on field name in ArcGIS 9.3

Is there a way around for me to batch clip a raster using a field name to create output a raster layer ? Much like using Split tool but it is for a vector. How about that for the raster side ? Going ...
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Why do ArcToolbox tools give ActiveX error?

I work with ArcGIS 9.3. When I try to run any ArcToolbox tool I receive the message: Window Internet Explorer [Title of the Window] One or more ActiveX controls could not be displayed because ...
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Anyone using JAMB (Just Another Map Book) on ArcGIS10?

I wanted to experiment with JAMB for creating Plan and Profile figures that our company currently produces in AutoCAD. I'm having trouble installing JAMB on ArcGIS10, probably because it has not been ...
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Converting ArcGIS 10 styles to version 9.3?

I have a style file (*.style) generated in ArcGIS 10.0. I need to use symbols from this file on machine with ArcGIS 9.3. Is there some way to convert style file from format 10.0 to 9.3?
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Identifying geometry storage type in geodatabase stored in Oracle?

How do I identify what geometry storage type is being used with a specific geodatabase stored in Oracle 9i via ArcSDE 9.3.1?
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How to call a DLL file from VBA?

I have a DLL file that I have loaded and registered it in ArcGIS as a command icon. This icon launches a window where the user should do the following selections: an input file, a field name, select ...
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How to duplicate feature-linked annotation linked to the same feature class in 9.31?

I am trying to make many feature-linked annotation feature classes linked to the same (point) Feature Class, the symbology is exactly the same, but I need separate anno's for users so they can create ...
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When Versioning with ArcSDE can posted edits be cancelled or rejected?

I am using ArcGIS 9.3.1 and attempting to work with an SDE geodatabase (with one polygon feature class) that has already been registered as versioned. I'm new to versioning and am still trying to ...
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Create a definition query for groups of layers: Is it possible?

I have a large number of groups created, with each group having many layers. I have looked for a way to set a definition query for all the layers in each group but haven't found anything. Is it even ...
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How to Obtain INALayer from ILayer?

I have ILayer, how do i obtain INALayer, if (TypeOf layer Is INALayer) is false? I am using ArcGIS 9.3.1
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Issue with Oracle Connection on Windows 7 machine

I have an extension for Arcmap 931 that connects to Oracle 10 client for data access. In windows XP, it works fine. If I install the extension on Windows 7 machine. It give this error. I am not sure ...
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Detecting ArcGIS Server on computer? [closed]

How do I know if my ArcGIS 9.3.1 has a GIS server on my computer?
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ArcGIS Server output directory to mime or not to mime [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the consequences of setting the SupportedImageReturnTypes to MIME in ArcGIS Server What are the downsides of changing a map service to MIME only? The developer ...
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Symbology or Styles

Anyone know where to find me some more symbology or styles that I can use for my ArcMap 9.3.1 ? I have lots of mxd files on my computer and how do I apply all of my symbology or styles turn on ? ...
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ArcObjects IFeatureConstruction::PlanarizeLinesFromCursor error

I wrote a little tool in ArcObjects/C# for planarizing a line feature class. I am using IFeatureConstruction::PlanarizeLinesFromCursor because I need to apply a query filter. Now, I figured out a bug: ...
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Network Analysis: Solve Route - No Solution

I'm using ArcGIS 9.3.1 In my network there are isolated network(not connected to main network) and restricted(non-traversable network element position) When I plot 1 point close to a isolated or ...
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Finding zones with nodata in ArcGIS 9.3

I have a DEM raster with some small and large areas of NoData. I also have a raster defining zones (the zones consists of a rectangular grid). I want to create a new raster marking the zones where ...
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Which events are fired when the mapscale changes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to catch when scale is changed in ArcGIS? Are there any events which are fired when the user changes the mapscale by zooming? What I finally want to do is limiting ...
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SQL expression for finding strings including letters in ArcGIS 9.3.1

I'm working on ArcGIS 9.3.1. I have a shapefile with a string field containing point names like these: 10 12 12/13 t/9 6577y 1234 12t9 124y67 u9 and so on (and yes, I know it looks like a colossal ...
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ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 conflict with Internet Explorer on Windows XP?

I have been told that ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 will not function on a Windows XP computer if its got Internet Explorer newer than version 6. Is this true? Seems like a huge security hole if you can only ...
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How to merge (append) two tables in ArcGIS 9.3.1?

How do I merge 2 tables (they both have the same field names and columns) in ArcGIS 9.3.1 ? Thanks,
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Creating Regular points every meter at county level using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a need to create regular points with a coordinate every meter in a county. I've tried several methods including Hawthes Tools in ArcMap9.3, ET GeoWizards, and the standard Toolbox. I have ...
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Finding parcel polygon features with frontage on multiple streets using ArcGIS Desktop?

The Department of Public Works would like to know how many properties in the city have a sidewalk at both the front and back. To get at this, I'm looking for a method to find parcels with frontage on ...
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How do I make a grid inside a polygon without Error Message?

I have a county polygon and a grid containing 1M cells that I want to overlay inside of the polygon. I have tried using the clip feature to cut the grid in the shape of the polygon. I continually get ...
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What generation of the MrSID format is supported by ArcGIS 9.3?

This is probably old news to some, but I just learned that MrSID (.sid) files have different 'generations' of file formats - so there are MrSID Generation 2, Generation 3, and Generation 4 files. ...
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How to tranform a column field into a list using Field Calculator

I'm trying to make a simple field calculation with ArcGIS 9.3: New field = Old field - Old field(first value) which in Calculate Field with python code should be Expression: !Old field! - first ...
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How to solve an “Error found when retrieving conflicts.” error in ArcMap?

I uncovered this error when testing ArcMap 10 SP2 for a customer: This occurs when the conflict is detected--ArcMap is attempting to show the conflicts window but fails. I get this error on all ...
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Deploy ArcGIS Mobile App Without AGMRuntime.CAB

I want to deploy my ArcGIS Mobile app to a Windows Mobile device but I don't want users to deal with installing the AGMRuntime.CAB. I tried just adding the following dlls to my project: ...
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Shp's will NOT line up (coordsys) - shps made using GPSeismic sotftware (client made shp's)

OK, I asked this previously but solved it on my own last time. Same project, but differant shp files. I recieved from a client shp files that were made in GPSeismic 2011. Upon recieving the shp ...
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Matching landbase data from different datasets

There is a layer containing all buildings from the electric landbase dataset. And a layer containing buildings from the gas landbase. The problem is, they are different and overlap each other. And I ...
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How do you Find Linear Mileage?

I have never doen this before, but how do you find the linear mileage of microseismic lines? I tried researching it online in differant forums/tutorials with no luck. I have ArcView 9.3, no other ...
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are there any shapefiles for a simple road network of the UK that are similar to what you would find on google maps?

I wish to add a shapefile to ArcMap that displays a road network which is similar to what you may find on google maps. I dont require a detailed ordnance survey map, just the roads
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How do you search for a particular attribute from the attributes table?

I am working with a postcode shapefile which has over 8000 attributes and wish to search for particular attributes without having to scroll through thousands of others, is there a way of searching and ...
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Information pop-out in arcview 9.3

How do you get the text information to pop out with the information extracted from the Attribute Table when you hover over it or a right-click on it or something akin to that? Example is in the ...
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How to create a feature class in a file geodatabase in ArcGIS 9.3 with Python?

I'm not entirely sure if I am using the correct terminology, so I apologize in advance. What I am looking to do is create a file geodatabase and add a feature class directly into that file ...
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What is your workflow for designing “antique” maps?

I currently work with ArcGIS 9.3 and have decent competence with Adobe CS4-5 of Photoshop and Illustrator. I'm more than happy to branch out to other software. Essentially, I'd like to get really ...
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How can I call a command programmatically and change its defaults?

I am quite new to ArcObjects and development, but from what I have researched I can run a command programmatically like so: [VB] Dim pUID As New UID Dim pCmdItem As ICommandItem pUID.Value = "...
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Replacing Variable in VB-Expression-File (.cal) of ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to modify a VB-Expression saved in a cal-file by ArcGIS Desktop 9.3: dim out if [D19830701]=-9999 then out= [D19830501] else out= [D19830701] end if ...
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How do I download Garmin etrex Legend data into ArcGIS 9.3?

I am looking for a free solution to transfer waypoints from my GPS device to my PC, and into ArcGIS 9.3. Thanks in advance for your help and advice. These are my devices: Garmin etrex Legend (it's ...
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How to preserve original direction of NHD segments when creating route using gp.CreateRoutes_lr tool?

I am trying to figure out how to preserve the original line direction of NHD High Resolution data that I am selecting out and creating a route with. I'm using ArcGIS 9.3.1 and this is a python script. ...
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Rotating Layout View and Labels in ArcMap?

I have a question if you are able to, upon rotating the map, is there a way to do the same with the labels? If so, how? Also, besides using the "Rotate Data Frame" to rotate the Layout View, which ...
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Defining custom projection for moving all objects on X and Y coordinates

I have a map project wih layers in WGS1984 UTM projection. I also have a bunch of layers without .prj files. When I add it on top of my layers, it's placed with a huge offset on X and Y coordinates ...
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Avoiding Raster to Shapefile (Polygon) errors 000863 and 000308?

Have you experienced converting a polygon from raster? The raster dataset is a satellite image created from zonal statistics? The problem is when I was converting the raster to polygon errors came out ...
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How to clip raster image by the extent of each row in a shapefile with ArcGIS 9.3

I'm using Python to clip a raster image by each row in a shapefile with ArcGIS 9.3. I am hoping to end up with one raster image for each polygon row, clipped to the extent of the polygon row. However,...
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How to always enable an ArcGIS toolbar?

On ArcMap 9.3.1, is there a way to ensure that a toolbar is always enabled? In my case, I want the Standard toolbar (the one with new/open/save/print icons) to always be visible. I'd like the ...